Helen Gahagan Douglas

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Birthday
25, 1900
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jun 28, 1980 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1900
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jun 28, 1980 (79)

About

Actress and politician who was the representative for California's 14th district from 1945 to 1951. She was the first Democratic woman elected to Congress from California.

Before Fame

She was a popular Broadway star in the 1920s.

Trivia

Her love affair with Lyndon B. Johnson, then still a Congressman, was an open secret.

Family Life

She married the actor Melvyn Douglas.

Associated With

She was reportedly the inspiration for the Evil Queen in Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."